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The Affinity suite appears to have some incorrect fill colours for shapes in SVGs output by Adobe Illustrator, but opening the .ai file directly doesn't have the same issue (although the output is still incorrect due to lack of support for gradient meshes). The SVG also renders correctly in web browsers and it's fine when re-imported into Illustrator.

Could you please let me know how I can send the source files to Serif to have this checked out? I think it's the same issue described in this post, but I'd like to avoid posting the files publicly.


Windows 11 22H2 (22621.1702)
Affinity Photo/Designer/Publisher v2.1.0
Hardware acceleration ON (Intel Xe integrated graphics, Nvidia RTX 3060 mobile)

Adobe Illustrator 27.5 (latest Creative Cloud)

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Hi @AcrobaticMelon,

It's quite possible that the SVG file output from Ilustrator contains CSS styles which are defining the colours used. Affinity apps don't currently support CSS styles which may be the reason why you are not seeing the incorrect colours when opening the SVG.

If you open the SVG in a text editor you will be able to quickly see if this is the case. Failing that feel free to upload a file here so we can take a look.

Affinity Designer | Affinity Photo | Affinity Publisher
Affinity Designer 1.7.3 | Affinity Photo 1.7.3 | Affinity Publisher 1.10.6
MacBook Pro 16GB, macOS Monterey 12.6.1

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